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Organizational Learning II: Theory, Method, and Practice

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A member of the PH OD Series! "Organizational Learning II" expands and updates the ideas and concepts of the authors' ground- breaking first book. With new examples and the most up-to-date information on the technical aspects of organizational and management theory, Argyris and Schon demonstrate how the research and practice of organizational learning can be incorporated i ...more
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Published October 14th 1995 by FT Press
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Jul 23, 2011 Stephen rated it liked it
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Argyris and Schon define organizational learning as âan organizationâs acquisition of understandings, know-how, techniques, and practices of any kind by whatever meansâ (p. xxi). The authors make a good case for the limitations, and in many cases, dysfunctional learning that occurs in organizations.

Best quotes; âthe performance of an observable action new to an organization is the most decisive test of whether a particular instance of organizational learning has occurredâ (p. 8); ât
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A Dry book but if you are working on Organizational change process do not miss it
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Chris Argyris is a director of elite strategy consulting firm, the Monitor Group, and is the James Bryant Conant Professor of Education and Organizational Behavior at Harvard Business School.

Agyris's early research focused on the unintended consequences for individuals of formal organizational structures, executive leadership, control systems, and management information systems, and on how indivi
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